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Woman in France during the Eighteenth Century

Eileen Fauset

in The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter studies Kavanagh's perspectives on some of the women she discusses in Woman in France during the Eighteenth Century, noting that her main purpose was a celebration of women and of the ... More


The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Rachel Hammersley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book offers a full account of the role played by seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English Republican ideas in eighteenth-century France. Challenging some of the dominant accounts of the ... More


Conclusions

Natania Meeker

in Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226962
eISBN:
9780823240944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226962.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In De rerum natura, Lucretius does not appear to derive his position on matter from the idea that there must exist a fundamental and unbridgeable gap between material substance and the means used to ... More


Universalism

Jeremy Jennings

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines universalism in the contemporary French Republic. It explores the universalist values taking root in eighteenth-century France and how, in the name of humanity and the universal ... More


Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment

Natania Meeker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823226962
eISBN:
9780823240944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823226962.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Eighteenth-century France witnessed the rise of matter itself—in forms ranging from atoms to anatomies—as a privileged object of study. This book redefines what is at stake in the emergence of an ... More


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